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H 530 - 2014 Budget - Key Vote

Vermont Key Votes

Peter Shumlin signed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: 2014 Budget

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (128-9) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (24-4) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (91-49) - (Key vote)

Title: 2014 Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for fiscal year 2014.

Highlights:
  • Limits an individual's eligibility for Reach Up participation to 60 months unless one of the following circumstances applies (Sec. E.323):
    • The participant is unable to work;
    • The participant is affected by domestic violence; or
    • The primary caretaker is in a 2 parent family where 1 parent is able to work part-time or is unable to work, is a single parent, or cares for a child older than 6 months and younger than 24 months while participating in a family development plan.
  • Specifies that individuals who reach the 60 month cumulative eligibility within the Reach Up program are still eligible for child-only grants and case management services (Sec. E.323).
  • Prohibits the 60 month cumulative eligibility for Reach Up from beginning until participants reach 22 years of age (Sec. E.323).
  • Authorizes the Commissioner to waive the 60 month cap on benefits if he or she finds that a family is in need of continued assistance (Sec. E.323).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: 2014 Budget

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